West Ashley Theatre Center

West Ashley Theatre Center

Built by Charleston Stage, this 10,000 sq ft facility includes two dance/rehearsal studio spaces and a 130-seat performance space all available for rent.

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Photos from West Ashley Theatre Center's post 10/06/2021

Spring class registration is now open! Explore classes in acting and musical theatre for grades K5 - 12. Spring session runs Jan. 18th thru Mar. 26th at the West Ashley Theatre Center. Classes fill quickly! Register online today at CharlestonStage.com/Education!

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #theatreschool #theatreeducation #spring #charleston #chsarts

08/20/2021

Announcing Charleston Stage's Additional Season 44 Performance Troupe Auditions for Grades 3 - 5!

Monday, August 30th, 4:30pm-5:15pm
at the West Ashley Theatre Center
(1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd Suite 11)
For Directions, visit CharlestonStage.com/Education.

We are holding a second open audition for students who are in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade for the 2021-2022 school year.

3rd - 5th Grade Performance Troupe meets on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm beginning on August 24th. Students accepted at this audition will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 7th. (There are no Troupe classes the week of Aug. 31st).

WHAT ARE PERFORMANCE TROUPES:
Performance Troupes are weekly classes for advanced students and admittance is by audition only. Auditions are held once a year. Students in Troupe train in acting and singing weekly with movement included as needed. They are the only students (younger than high school) permitted to audition for Charleston Stage professional productions..

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS:
Nothing! Students will be taught all the material (acting, very short song snippet, and very short movement exercise) they need at the audition.

REGISTRATION:
There is no fee to audition, and you can register for an audition spot by visiting CharlestonStage.com/Education.

FALL CLASS REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Explore our fall classes in acting and musical theatre for Grades K5 - 8 and register online today at CharlestonStage.com/Education.

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #performancetroupe #auditions #fallclasses #classes #theatreschool

Announcing Charleston Stage's Additional Season 44 Performance Troupe Auditions for Grades 3 - 5!

Monday, August 30th, 4:30pm-5:15pm
at the West Ashley Theatre Center
(1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd Suite 11)
For Directions, visit CharlestonStage.com/Education.

We are holding a second open audition for students who are in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade for the 2021-2022 school year.

3rd - 5th Grade Performance Troupe meets on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm beginning on August 24th. Students accepted at this audition will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 7th. (There are no Troupe classes the week of Aug. 31st).

WHAT ARE PERFORMANCE TROUPES:
Performance Troupes are weekly classes for advanced students and admittance is by audition only. Auditions are held once a year. Students in Troupe train in acting and singing weekly with movement included as needed. They are the only students (younger than high school) permitted to audition for Charleston Stage professional productions..

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS:
Nothing! Students will be taught all the material (acting, very short song snippet, and very short movement exercise) they need at the audition.

REGISTRATION:
There is no fee to audition, and you can register for an audition spot by visiting CharlestonStage.com/Education.

FALL CLASS REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Explore our fall classes in acting and musical theatre for Grades K5 - 8 and register online today at CharlestonStage.com/Education.

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #performancetroupe #auditions #fallclasses #classes #theatreschool

08/13/2021

"Bright Star" in Rehearsal at the West Ashley Theatre Center

Catch a glimpse of Charleston Stage Company's "Bright Star" in rehearsal during our first sing thru! Our cast, designers, and crew can't wait for performances to open at the Historic Dock Street Theatre! Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's bluegrass Broadway musical "Bright Star" runs Sept. 1 - 26. For tickets, see link in bio.

#brightstar #charlestonstage #dockstreettheatre #stevemartin #ediebrickell #bluegrassmusical #bluegrass

Photos from West Ashley Theatre Center's post 07/30/2021

Fall Class Registration Is Now Open! Classes Fill Quickly. Register Online Today at CharlestonStage.com/Education!

We are excited to announce that Charleston Stage's Fall Class Registration is now open online for students in Grades K5 - 8, with classes taking place at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Led by professional theatre teachers and actors from South Carolina’s largest professional theatre company, students will explore musical theatre classes, acting classes and more!

To view class descriptions, schedules and to register online visit CharlestonStage.com/Education!

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #theatreschool #theatreclasses #fallclasses

06/29/2021

Charleston Stage's Summer of Dance classes for Juniors begin Tuesday, July 6th at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Unlimited Monthly July Passes for Juniors are only available for purchase online through Monday, July 5th. Purchase your unlimited pass today! Limited $10 Drop-in passes will be available for sale at the facility. Adult classes also resume on July 6th with only $10 Drop-in passes available for purchase.

Join us to brush up and develop your skills, increase your dance vocabulary, sweat, and have some fun! Feel free to drop-in and take a class at your leisure. To explore our dance classes and schedule visit CharlestonStage.com/Summer-of-Dance.

***Please note, health and safety is our first priority. Current CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

#summerofdance #charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter

Charleston Stage's Summer of Dance classes for Juniors begin Tuesday, July 6th at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Unlimited Monthly July Passes for Juniors are only available for purchase online through Monday, July 5th. Purchase your unlimited pass today! Limited $10 Drop-in passes will be available for sale at the facility. Adult classes also resume on July 6th with only $10 Drop-in passes available for purchase.

Join us to brush up and develop your skills, increase your dance vocabulary, sweat, and have some fun! Feel free to drop-in and take a class at your leisure. To explore our dance classes and schedule visit CharlestonStage.com/Summer-of-Dance.

***Please note, health and safety is our first priority. Current CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

#summerofdance #charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter

Photos from West Ashley Theatre Center's post 06/25/2021

Charleston Stage's TheatreWings free High School Theatre Apprentice Program is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 season! The program is designed to allow talented young people the opportunity to work directly with theatre professionals and gain first-hand experience in professional theatrical production.

Our biggest priority is providing students with a place to grow, make friends, and learn some theatre along the way. In addition to theatre classes and production opportunities, TheatreWings regularly hosts special social events where students can come together as a group to learn and have fun. Movie nights, exclusive performances of Charleston Stage productions, theatre crafts, and more are available to every student in the TheatreWings program - all at no cost to the students or guardians.

Interested in TheatreWings? Apply Now!

TheatreWings is open to all high school students with a B average or higher. The process includes an online application and an interview with the TheatreWings coordinators. Visit CharlestonStage.com/TheatreWings to apply online today. Questions? Please contact our Education Offices at 843.225.3900 or email the TheatreWings co-coordinators Ravyn Meador and Caleb Garner at [email protected] for more information.

#theatrewings #wings #charlestonstage #dockstreettheatre #education

06/10/2021

Are you looking for a fun, engaging theatre camp for your child this summer?

Charleston Stage's theatre camps, led by professional theatre teachers and actors, take students on an exciting journey through musical theatre classes, acting classes, improv, TikTok takeovers and more! Not only will your child explore performance and their own creative thinking skills, but our acting classes also help students to develop poise, movement, speaking, and acting skills as they explore improvisation, theatre games, character development and the many skills of professional actors.

July camps are designed for students in Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-8 and occur in week-long sessions July 12-16 and July 19-23 at the West Ashley Theatre Center.

Visit CharlestonStage.com/Education for more details and to register your child online today!

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #theatrecamps #summercamps #theatreschool

Are you looking for a fun, engaging theatre camp for your child this summer?

Charleston Stage's theatre camps, led by professional theatre teachers and actors, take students on an exciting journey through musical theatre classes, acting classes, improv, TikTok takeovers and more! Not only will your child explore performance and their own creative thinking skills, but our acting classes also help students to develop poise, movement, speaking, and acting skills as they explore improvisation, theatre games, character development and the many skills of professional actors.

July camps are designed for students in Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-8 and occur in week-long sessions July 12-16 and July 19-23 at the West Ashley Theatre Center.

Visit CharlestonStage.com/Education for more details and to register your child online today!

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #theatrecamps #summercamps #theatreschool

06/03/2021

Summer of Dance classes for adults begin Monday, June 7th at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Limited $10 Drop-in passes will be available for sale at the facility. Join us to brush up and develop your skills, increase your dance vocabulary, sweat, and have some fun! Feel free to drop-in and take a class at your leisure. To explore our dance classes and schedule visit CharlestonStage.com/Summer-of-Dance.

***Please note, health and safety is our first priority. Current CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

#summerofdance #charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter

Summer of Dance classes for adults begin Monday, June 7th at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Limited $10 Drop-in passes will be available for sale at the facility. Join us to brush up and develop your skills, increase your dance vocabulary, sweat, and have some fun! Feel free to drop-in and take a class at your leisure. To explore our dance classes and schedule visit CharlestonStage.com/Summer-of-Dance.

***Please note, health and safety is our first priority. Current CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

#summerofdance #charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter

06/02/2021

Happy Pride Month! We stand with the LGBTQ+ community in celebration and support, and are committed to building inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility, not only in the work we do at Charleston Stage, but also within our community. Love is love is love!

#pridemonth #loveislove #charlestonstage

Happy Pride Month! We stand with the LGBTQ+ community in celebration and support, and are committed to building inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility, not only in the work we do at Charleston Stage, but also within our community. Love is love is love!

#pridemonth #loveislove #charlestonstage

05/12/2021

2021 July Summer Camps

Explore our July Summer Camps at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Registration is still open for camps running July 12-16 and July 19-23 for Grades 1-8. Led by professional theatre teachers and actors, students will explore musical theatre classes, acting classes, improv, TikTok takeovers and more! Discover our July camps and register online today at CharlestonStage.com/Education.

***Students' health and safety is our first priority. Current CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.***

To learn more about our Education Programs, view our Education video below!

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #julycamps #theatreschool #theatrecamps

Photos from Chamber Music Charleston's post 05/10/2021

Chamber Music Charleston is in rehearsals at the West Ashley Theatre Center! Make sure to check out their Picnic in the Park event this June!

05/10/2021

Have you heard our latest podcast episode? In this episode we talk with Instagram star Lee Hollis Bussie and voiceover artist Vanessa Moyen. Listen and learn about the exciting world of social media, auditioning for animation, and the meticulous process of recording a YA Fantasy audiobook series! Visit https://theghostlighteffect.libsyn.com/ today! Plus, make sure to follow The Ghost Light Effect on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more behind the scenes highlights.

#theghostlighteffect #tgle #clayyoungmemorialsoundstudio #charlestonstage #dockstreettheatre #westashleytheatrecenter

05/03/2021

We are excited to announce that Charleston Stage Education Programs ARE BACK! Though we will not be able to return to the Dock Street Theater until the fall, we will have classes in-person at the West Ashley Theatre Center in July 2021. Performance Troupe auditions are also being held on Wednesday, June 2nd. For more details about Troupe auditions and, to explore July class descriptions, dates, tuition and registration information, visit CharlestonStage.com/Education!

*Please note, students’ health and safety is our first priority. We will be following CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines. These protocols are listed online at CharlestonStage.com/Education.

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #theatreeducation #educationclasses #performancetroupe #auditions #julycamps

We are excited to announce that Charleston Stage Education Programs ARE BACK! Though we will not be able to return to the Dock Street Theater until the fall, we will have classes in-person at the West Ashley Theatre Center in July 2021. Performance Troupe auditions are also being held on Wednesday, June 2nd. For more details about Troupe auditions and, to explore July class descriptions, dates, tuition and registration information, visit CharlestonStage.com/Education!

*Please note, students’ health and safety is our first priority. We will be following CDC, City and State COVID-19 guidelines. These protocols are listed online at CharlestonStage.com/Education.

#charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter #theatreeducation #educationclasses #performancetroupe #auditions #julycamps

04/19/2021

Summer of Dance Is Back In-Person!

Summer of Dance is an eight (8) week dance intensive for both youth and adults, occurring June 7 - July 27, at the West Ashley Theatre Center!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - Purchase a monthly or full summer pass before May 1st and save an extra $10 off the price of a monthly pass or $20 off for full summer! Registration is now available online! See link below.

Summer of Dance is about developing skills, increasing your dance vocabulary, sweating, and having fun. Combinations are not repeated so if you miss a class, you will not fall behind.

This program is not about competing. It’s about creating community and encouraging each other to push beyond our boundaries and develop a stronger level of physical control and expression. The program is designed for the individual (with all levels of ability) who is looking for a place to brush up their skills and advance their abilities to help nail their dance audition, burn some calories, and have fun. Plus, classes are very convenient and flexible, with no contract commitment required. Feel free to drop-in and take a class at your leisure.

***We will be following CDC, State and City Health Protocols and Guidelines when classes begin. These will be listed online.***

For more information about class descriptions, schedules, pricing, or to register online, visit CharlestonStage.com/Summer-of-Dance!

#summerofdance #charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter

Summer of Dance Is Back In-Person!

Summer of Dance is an eight (8) week dance intensive for both youth and adults, occurring June 7 - July 27, at the West Ashley Theatre Center!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - Purchase a monthly or full summer pass before May 1st and save an extra $10 off the price of a monthly pass or $20 off for full summer! Registration is now available online! See link below.

Summer of Dance is about developing skills, increasing your dance vocabulary, sweating, and having fun. Combinations are not repeated so if you miss a class, you will not fall behind.

This program is not about competing. It’s about creating community and encouraging each other to push beyond our boundaries and develop a stronger level of physical control and expression. The program is designed for the individual (with all levels of ability) who is looking for a place to brush up their skills and advance their abilities to help nail their dance audition, burn some calories, and have fun. Plus, classes are very convenient and flexible, with no contract commitment required. Feel free to drop-in and take a class at your leisure.

***We will be following CDC, State and City Health Protocols and Guidelines when classes begin. These will be listed online.***

For more information about class descriptions, schedules, pricing, or to register online, visit CharlestonStage.com/Summer-of-Dance!

#summerofdance #charlestonstage #westashleytheatrecenter

West Ashley Theatre Center

West Ashley Theatre Center (built by Charleston Stage, South Carolina’s largest professional theatre company) is a 10,000 square foot facility located in West Ashley. This exciting new theatre facility located at Ashley Landing includes two dance and rehearsal studio spaces featuring sprung floors and mirrors and a 130-seat performance space known as “The Pearl” or the Pearlstine Theatre in recognition of a very generous $250,000 lead gift to Charleston Stage from the Pearlstine Family. Centrally located, West Ashley Theatre Center is no more than 15 minutes from Mt. Pleasant, downtown, James Island, the North Area and is less than a mile off of I-26 and I- 526. Studio spaces are now available for rental. The Pearl will be available for rental in January 2019. Please visit westashleytheatrecenter.com for details.

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